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ZIP Code 55962

Primary City:Peterson, MN (View All Cities)
County: Fillmore County
Timezone: Central (8:54am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.8, -91.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55962

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55962. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 55962. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55962, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Peterson, MN
Acceptable:
Rushford Village, Rushford Vlg
Unacceptable:
Arendahl

Stats and Demographics for the 55962 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55962 is located in southeast Minnesota and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 55962 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55962 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 763
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 388
Median Home Value $147,300
Land Area 63.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 308
Median Household Income $57,321

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male19232634192016182330362829362410101
Female25162620131314142530273929281210713
Total443952543233303248606367586436201714

Gender

 Male 402 53%
 Female 361 47%
Gender

Race

 White 756 99.1%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner222356155592510
Renter58578141
Total730406863602911

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 197 64%
 Single Guardian 32 10%
 Singles 67 22%
 Singles With Roommate 12 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 220 71%
 Households with Kids 88 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male41553766136764575893
Female55681633346646375322
Total9611134139947121310108141011115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55962 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55962 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55962 real estate data, the median home value of $147,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 55962. Rentals in 55962 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55962 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 763 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 162 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 107 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 39 10%
 Households Vacant 80 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 60%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 7%
 2 Bedroom 17 29%
 3+ Bedroom 37 64%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $57,321 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55962 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 55962 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 55962 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 267 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 240 36%
 No Earnings 168 25%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 267 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 240 36%
 No Earnings 168 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 391 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 2%
 Worked at Home 42 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 32 10%
 High School Graduate 220 69%
 Associate's degree 33 10%
 Bachelor's degree 31 10%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 101 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55962

ZIP Code 55962 is in the Rushford-Peterson Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55962.

Rushford-Peterson Middle School
193 Park St
Peterson, MN 55962
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rushford-Peterson Public Schools

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